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The participation of Ghina Rebai, researcher in the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association, and Arbitrary Judicial Rulings in Bahrain, in the UPR pre-sessions145 Networks and Human Rights Organization Condemn the Assault on Dr. Aziz Ghali, President of the Moroccan Association for Human Rights41st session of the UPR Working GroupMemorandum of Understanding with the UN High Commissioner and Bahrain’s National Plan for Human Rights: Rights concerns over the seriousness of the authorityA written statement by the Khiam Center and the Bahrain Forum in the Human Rights Council on: Violations of political rights in Bahrain Arbitrary Arrests in Bahrain (2011 – 2021)Bahrain Forum for Human Rights commenting on the Ministry of Labor and Social Development’s banning the candidacy of members from a longest-standing rights association in the country: the procedure is a disappointing message to the High Commissioner confirming the miscarriage of freedom of association and the perpetuation of political isolationMembers of the advisory body of the Bahrain Forum for Human RightsBFHR: Security authorities force activist Ali Muhanna to sign a pledge not to demonstrate in solidarity with prisoners of conscienceParmi eux se trouve le Forum de Bahreïn pour les droits de l\'homme .. 99 coalition, réseau, organisation de défense des droits humains  condamnent le coup d\'État militaire au Soudan Il salue le peuple soudanais pour avoir résisté à son renversement et traduit les putschistes en justice Il appelle les Nations Unies et l\'Union européenne à ne pas le reconnaîtreEntre ellos se encuentra el Foro de Derechos Humanos de Bahrein ... 252 redes y organizaciones de derechos humanos condenan la decisión del gobierno de ocupación y apartheid sobre las seis organizaciones palestinas de la sociedad civil y de derechos humanosParmi eux se trouve le Forum de Bahreïn pour les droits de l\'homme…252 réseauxet organisations de défense des droits humainsThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights: Security authorities use excessive force to suppress two demonstrations against normalization with the Zionist EntityA symposium by the KRC and the BFHR on the sidelines of the 47th session of the Human Rights Council entitled “Bahrain: The Reality of Political RightsBFHR: Among them is a football player… The Bahraini authorities arrest four citizens for inciting hatred against the regime A written statement by the KRC and the BFHR to the Human Rights Council on the violation of political rights in BahrainA written statement by the KRC and the BFHR to the Human Rights Council on: The US Department of Justice’s blocking of the LuaLua Satellite Channel website and more than 30 websitesNGOs: The Bahraini Authorities Took Advantage of the Covid-19 Pandemic to Restrict the Religious Freedoms of Shia Citizens in this Year’s AshuraTémoignage d’un prisonnier d’opinion, Younis Al-Nasiri, sur les émeutes dans la prison centrale de Jau – En avril 2021 à Bahreïn. Traduit par Savine Gilibert.Testimony of Prisoner of Conscience, Younis Al-Nasiri, on Disturbances in Jau Central Prison – Bahrain in April 2021A symposium by the Khiam Center and the BFHR at the Human Rights Council on violations of political rights in BahrainThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights: US blocking of the LuaLua TV website and more than 30 media websites is a flagrant violation of the freedom of the pressHuman rights organizations demand respecting the right of the Palestinian people to resist the occupation and determine their destiny and expel the apartheid state from the United NationsCivil Society Organizations\' Memorandum for the High Commissioner for Human Rights regarding the right to elections in JerusalemA Memoir of the Suppression of Prison Unrest in BahrainThird Bahrain Forum and SALAM DHR Update: No Transparency by Authorities over Number of Infected Detainee Cases, and 24 Summonses issued in the Last 2 DaysBahraini human rights groups welcome appointment of Dr. Agnes Callamard as Amnesty International\'s Secretary-GeneralBahrain Forum and SALAM DHR Update: Prisoners Complain of Hunger and Infected Cases exceed 50Bahrain Forum and SALAM DHR : An Update on Prisoner COVID Cases in BahrainEuropean Parliament condemns death penalty, torture and harassment of human rights defenders in Bahrain.Ghina Rebai: How do we assess the roundup of a decade of abuse in prisons?In a webinar on the Black Decade for Rights in Bahrain: Relentless suppression of freedomsBahrain Forum for Human Rights: The Royal Court exercises religious persecution by nationalizing the Jafari endowments to undermine the independence of religious affairsThe deployment of the Covid-19 pandemic for religious persecution – A report on Ashura 2020 in BahrainForum de Bahreïn pour les droits de l\'homme: les déclarations du président français concernant les caricatures offensives contre le prophète (PSL) encouragent au discours de haine contre les musulmans*Bahrain Forum for Human Rights: French President\'s Statements Regarding Offensive Cartoons against the Prophet (PBUP) Encourage Hate Speech against MuslimsThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights emphasizes the right of Secretary-General of the Haq Movement, Mr. Hassan Mushaima, to receive the necessary treatment and obtain full freedomThree Bahraini human rights organizations: The declaration of normalization between Bahrain and the Israeli occupation entity is the most dangerous decision by the ruling authorities that undermined the concept of national sovereignty and violated local and international lawsAt a digital symposium by the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR), the report "False Justice" was launched, with the participation of human rights and judicial figuresThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights extends its sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims of the Beirut explosion.Trois organisations de défense des droits humains saluent la déclaration du Haut-Commissaire aux droits de l\'homme sur les condamnations à mort au Bahreïn.Three human rights organizations welcome the statement of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on death sentences in BahrainThree Bahraini human rights organizations congratulate HRD Nabeel Rajab on his release and confirm his right and the rest of the prisoners of conscience to obtain complete freedom without conditionsThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights: The Jaafari Endowments Directorate encroach on religious freedoms by exploiting the Coronavirus crisis under government guidanceThree Bahraini organisations call on the Bahraini authorities to take measures to protect the health of detainees and free all prisoners in light of Coronavirus pandemicThree Bahraini HROs: Yemen is facing Novel Corona Virus danger while 95% of its healthcare system capacities are damaged since the beginning of the Saudi-led warThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights: The Ministry of Labor and Social Development escalates assault on civil societyBFHR responding to NIHR: You are busy denying violations while scabies cases in prisons need medical follow-up and deprivation of treatment is a main way of torturing prisonersBahrain Forum for Human Rights: The murder of Soleimani and al-Muhandis is "state terrorism" and proves that the US military bases were used to commit the violationsBahrain Forum for Human Rights: 24 cases of enforced disappearance were monitored in NovemberSALAM DHR and BFHR issue report: No Tolerance for Religious Rituals of Ashura in Bahrain54 violations of religious freedom duringNGOs In an urgent appeal to International CommunityBFHR Health of torture victim Hussein Khamis deteriorates while security members amuse themselves by calling him crazyBFHR The NIHR is lying about torture victim Hussein Khamis and instead of investigating his case it is doing what it does best circumventing and sugar-coating violationsThree Bahraini organisations call on Member States of the Human Rights Council to stand up for human rights in Bahrain at HRC41 and beyondBahrain Forum for Human Rights: 1,102 hate-inciting media materials and messages were detected in May in BahrainJSC AND BFHRThe shocking crime against 37 victims reflects the SaudiUN human rights chief deeply concerned by mass terrorism convictions in BahrainBahraini Human Rights Groups: Interior Minister a model of immunityBrief statement: Protecting Perpetrators and Prosecuting VictimsBFHR: Arbitrary sentences amounting to 680 years issued after an unfair trial of 171 Bahrainis that was based on false investigationsAnimation: Watch the full story of Hameem al-AraibiBFHR: Thank you Australia and human rights organizations supporting Hakeem al-AraibiReport: Electoral intimidationHuman rights organisations call upon Thailand to release Bahraini footballer al-Araibi who faces risk of deportation to Bahrain where he fears for his safetyThree human rights organizations launch a report that monitors electoral intimidation in BahrainReport summary Bahrain Elections Without IntegrityBahraini NGOS Condemning the decision of Germany to deport Bahraini citizen Ahmed Nawar to BahrainSheikh Ali Salman sentenced to life in prison and systematic violations increase in BahrainChased without Protection: Silence, or Prison, Death, and DeportationThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights records 1272 human rights violations in the Monthly IndicatorJOINT STATEMENT: 127 Rights groups call for immediate release of Nabeel Rajab after UN group calls his detention arbitrary and discriminatoryFour Bahraini Human Rights Organizations hold the Bahraini authorities responsible for the deterioration of the health situation of opposition leader Hassan MushaimaBFHR: Ending the security siege does not eliminate the right to hold individuals accountable legallyMonthly IndicatorThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights records 1272 human rights violations in the Monthly IndicatorBFHR: Two women arrested from Nuwaidrat on Thursday at dawn during an illegal raidThe human rights situation in Bahrain continued to deteriorate in April 2018THE ANTI TERRORISM LAWThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights calls on the OHCHR and international human rights bodies to urgently intervene to stop the death sentences in BahrainMonthly report for examining the human rights situation and monitoring violationsBFHR: Monthly report for examining the human rights situation and monitoring violationsbfhr: 145 violations were observed in one day on the occasion of February 14The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights launches the Monthly Indicator: 995 violations in January in BahrainKingdom of PersecutionBFHR: Enforced disappearance of 15 citizens from 7 different areas continuesBFHR: The Prospects of the continuation of military trial for civilian victims are crumbling and the authorities insist on intensifying sanctionsMisinformation on Amnesty International in Bahraini embassy reportBahrain: Relatives of exiled activists continue to be targeted amid ongoing unrestBFHR in response to the NIFHBFHR commenting on the sentences issued by the military judiciary: A black day in the history of justice in Bahrain"Death or Confession": a report by human rights organizations monitors the torture of civilians in Bahrain's first military trialA Crime Outside Coverage a human rights report on the grave violations in suppressing the peaceful assembly near the house of Ayatollah QassimBahraini human rights organizations welcome the statement of four UN experts on the health situation of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa QassimBahrain: UN experts welcome medical care for Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim but urge full respect for rightsThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights calls for enabling an independent medical body to supervise the health status of Ayatollah QassimBFHR: 64 peaceful protests over Ayatollah Qassim's case, twelve of them were repressed, in five daysBFHR: Enforced disappearance of 7 citizens, including 2 children, from 5 areas continuesBFHR: 20 raids and 17 arbitrary arrests in 8 areas in 3 daysBFHR to NIHRBFHR: 439 media materials and messages inciting hatred were recorded in October in BahrainBFHR: Secret military courts begin to try civilians, some of whom have been subjected to enforced disappearance for 13 monthsBahraini Human Rights Organizations: The Political Space in Bahrain is turning Dark Black amid the Dissolution of "Waad" Political Party Revealing Lack of Judicial IndependencyJaw Prison administration devises new ways to retaliateBahraini human rights organizations appeal to the international community and human rights organizations to save prisoners in BahrainBFHR: 144 hate-inciting materials by journalist Saeed al-Hamad were observedBFHR: 82 provocative media materials against the campaign #arresting_children_of_Bahrain were recordedBahraini human rights organizations submitted 13 reports to the 36th session of the Human Rights Council in cooperation with Arab and international organizationsBFHR: Enforced disappearance of 12 citizens from 4 Bahraini areas continues, one of whom has been in that state for more than one yearBFHR: 255 media materials and messages inciting hatred were recorded in September in BahrainBFHR: The enforced disappearance of five citizens from three areas of BahrainBFHR: 519 hate-inciting media materials and messages were recorded in August in BahrainFive Bahraini human rights organizations launch joint report on Bahrain 3rd UPR discussed in the UN Human Rights Council next ThursdayThe 27th UPR Session in Geneva on Bahrain's Human rights RecordBahraini NGOs Welcome Speech given by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Urge Bahraini Authorities to CooperateBAHRAIN: 'NO ONE CAN PROTECT YOU': BAHRAIN'S YEAR OF CRUSHING DISSENTFormer MP spends more than 700 days in solitary confinement in BahrainChambers of Death" is a report that monitors violations by the National Security Agency (NSA) in BahrainBFHR: The Bahraini authorities use their political dispute with Qatar to bring malicious charges against Al-Wefaq senior member, Sheikh Hassan IsaBFHR: 373 media materials and messages inciting hatred were monitored in July in BahrainBFHR: Ayatollah Qassim has been under house arrest for more than 70 days amid tight security measuresBahraini human rights organizations: The execution in Saudi Arabia is an instrument of persecution and political revenge and we demand to freeze Saudi Arabia's membership in the Human Rights CouncilBFHR: Enforced disappearances of 8 citizens from Diraz continue, and one of which exceeded 270 daysBFHR: Bahraini authorities forcibly deport wife of a dissident cleric for retaliatory and illegal reasonsUN experts urge Bahrain to investigate reports of torture and ill-treatment of rights defender Ebtisam AlsaegBahrain Forum for Human Rights: 689 media materials and messages inciting hatred have been recorded in June in BahrainBahrain Forum for Human Rights: 11 Bahraini female detainees and the Bahraini authorities put them among targets of political revengeBahraini human rights organisations strongly condemn the execution of four activists in Saudi ArabiaUrgent Appeal) Bahrain: Human rights activists are targeted after being exposed to torture in earlier periods)Bahraini Alleged Torture Victim Arrested-Rights GroupSaudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE must stop their actions that violate human rights principles following the severing of ties with QatarBAHRAIN: WOMAN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER TORTURED, INCLUDING SEXUALLY ASSAULTEDBahrain - Urgent Appeal: Rights activists and bloggers are tortured and forced to suspend and resign from their activitiesBFHR: The Military judiciary in comparison with the standards and guarantees of fair trialsThe Military judiciary in comparison with the standards and guarantees of fair trialsDraft report of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic ReviewGeneva 2017 Sees no Activists from BahrainHR Organizations Thank HRC Member-States for Fundamental Recommendations on Violations in BahrainFront Line DefendersFreedom HouseBFHR: Preliminary interrogations of activists are used in order to besiege their legitimate activities to promote human rights coinciding with the UPRUSCIRF : RELIGIOUS FREEDOM CONDITIONSAmnsty:Bahrain: 32 dissidents rounded up within days in clampdown ahead of UN human rights sessionRead : Bahraini authorities started harassing the religious activities carried out by citizens in preparation for Ashura Season.Read from the report : VIOLATION OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOMRead : the number of victims who have a legal or special statusRead : The number of violations by month in 2016BFHR Issues Its Annual Report: Violations became More Systematic, 2389 Violations Documented in 201618 Commitments on Faith for RightsBirut Declaratione on Faith for RightsGIDHR : Updates on the Crackdown on Human Rights in the GulfAmnsty : Bahrain Disastrous move towards patently unfair military trials of civiliansArchive :The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) held its sixth conference under the title "The International Community and Challenges of Human Rights Reform in Bahrain"Archive : Rights activist Sultan: Authorities in Bahrain are avenging human rights defenders and suppressing their freedom of expressionArchive : Salam for Democracy and Human Rights: Bahrain has failed to implement the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendationsArchive : Gulf Institute for Democracy and Human Rights (GIDHR): The Bahraini authorities deny Shia citizens the right to worship and to practice their religious beliefsArchive : Human Rights Activist Mohammed Khalil: The Terrorism Law created a fertile ground for the continuation of torture and ill-treatmentReport : The Missing JusticeRebort : the Effectiveness of the National Institute for Human Rights NIHROpening statement of the Sixth International ConferenceThe Right to Independent JudiciaryReporters Without Borders described the official royal speech as brazen lyingThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR)said that sentencing Bahraini journalist Faisal Hiatt to three months in prisonwithThe Bahrain Forum: the Bahraini authorities are working on a project of abolishing the Shiite community from the political presence by a royal decisionThe Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) paper during a parallel session in the Human Rights Council: the Saudi Authorities are Committing the Century’s Massacre against the Yemeni ChildrenYoussef Rabif before the Human Rights Council: criticizing the rulers is not a crime and not a reason for the sectarian and ethnic discrimination and deprivation of health care in BahrainYoussef Rabih: This decision reveals clearly that the government is walking in the opposite direction of the international commandments and announces the Bahraini government’s failure to implement Bassiouni’s recommendationYoussef Rabih before the Human Rights Council: We urge you to protect the freedom of political activity in BahrainThe speech of the Bahrain forum for Human Rights in cooperation with the Khiam Rehabilitation Center in front of the Human Rights CouncilThe Bahrain forum for Human Rights (BFHR) discussed the recent developments in Bahrain with officials from the European Union and ParliamentBahrain Forum for Human Rights condemns preventing the Emirati academic Abdul-Khaleq Abdullah from entering ManamaBFHR: Exiling Sheikh Khojasteh is a Bad Message for the UN Commissioner Delegation in BahrainBFHR: The Bahraini Judiciary Resends the Message of “Sectarian Persecution” to Geneva by Accusing Al-Mishal of Malicious ChargesRabie: Arresting Milad, the Opposition Leader, and Acquitting the Security Member Accused of Firing Shotgun Pellets are Clear Proofs that the Judiciary is disclaiming the International StandardsBFHR Launches its Report Regarding Freedom of Assembly: the Bahraini Authorities Rejected 149 Notifications for Peaceful Assemblies since 2015BFHR: President Obama Should Call on the Gulf Rulers to Allow their People to Participate & Stop the Prosecution against Shiites in BahrainThe final report of the fifth international conference for human rights 2016Bahrain forum welcomes the statement of the US State Department and calls on the Bahraini authorities to stop justifying its failure to improve the human rights situationBahrain Forum for Human Rights condemns preventing the Emirati academic Abdul-Khaleq Abdullah from entering ManamaBFHR: Exiling Sheikh Khojasteh is a Bad Message for the UN Commissioner Delegation in BahrainBFHR: The Bahraini Judiciary Resends the Message of “Sectarian Persecution” to Geneva by Accusing Al-Mishal of Malicious ChargesRabie: Arresting Milad, the Opposition Leader, and Acquitting the Security Member Accused of Firing Shotgun Pellets are Clear Proofs that the Judiciary is disclaiming the International StandardsNGOs: Shockingly unlawful execution of prominent Saudi scholar Sheikh al-Nimr in appalling violation of right to lifeSerious concern for Fadhel Radhi Bahraini activist detained in ArmeniaBahrain Forums: journalist Mahmoud Jaziri arrested arbitrarily new violation against journalistsAn Appeal from Human Rights organizations to drop the death sentences based on confessions extracted under tortureBFHR: We made 11 complaints to the United Nations about the attacks on the authorities Alashouraiah events that will last for two weeksBHFR calls upon UNESCO in a speech on the occasion of World Teachers' Day to review its OpinionRegarding King Hamad’s Award#Third Session: Bahraini Regime Endangers International Peace and SecuritySecond Session: Key Word to Describe Actios in Bahrain is ArbitraryBahraini Regime Breaches Code of Criminal Procedures: Unfair TrialsOpening Session: Violations in Bahrain are Criminal OffensesExecutive Session of 4th International Conference Urges Just Trial for Sheikh Ali Salman26Human Rights NGOs: Arrest of Nabeel Rajab confirms the Bahraini Government’s hostility towards human rights defenderBahrain Forum for Human Rights declares that 58 prominent lawyers from 8 Arab countries are ready to defend Al Wefaq’s Secretary GeneraBahrain Forum for Human Rights: Stripping 72 citizens of their nationalities is a calamity of basic rights of citizenship and a moral execution37Human Rights Organizations Call for the Immediate Release of Al-Wefaq Secretary General19 Human Rights Organizations urgently call the Thailand authorities not to extradite the Bahraini youth Ali Haroun to the Bahraini government fearing from him being tortured againHolding the Bahraini government legally accountable, Bahrain Forum for Human Rights condemns raid on Ayatollah Qassim’s home by security forcesA seminar for the Bahrain Forum for Human Rights discloses facts about the grave consequences of discrimination and naturalization in relation to the absence of justice in BahrainBahrain Forum for Human Rights: Bahraini authorities are arresting women in retaliation for their demands for political changeBahrain Forum for Human Rights: Bahraini authorities are turning the right to lasting citizenship into a toy in the hands of political decisionsSaudi Arabia sentences the political dissident al-Nemer to death for exercising internationally preserved rightsYusuf Rabie: Violating Hussaini rites is an incriminated action by law and accordingly the violator has to be handed in to the justiceBahrain Forum for Human Rights: the British support for Bahrain’s government formal measures helps continue the deterioration of Human RightsYusuf Rabie: New distribution of electoral districts in Bahrain undermines equality among citizens, Cabinet document violates articles in the ConstitutionBahrain Forum for Human Rights: Arresting human rights activist Nabeel Rajab reveals to what extent repression is being exercised in the name of law by targeting human rights defendersBahrain Forum for Human Rights: Keeping Ghada Jamsheer under arrest proves the government’s repressive policiesThe authority’s new electoral district distribution reinforces sectarian oppression in BahrainBahrain Forum of Human Rights: the exclusion of the Bahraini authorities to the citizens with dropped nationalities is a built-up crimeBahrain Forum of Human Rights: the Bahraini authorities used those with withdrawn nationalities as a paper of political blackmailBahrain Forum of Human Rights: the way of arresting doctor Samahiji is humiliating and intimidatingVictims of Torture in Bahrain are in front of two systematic torture crimes and official protection for their tormentors.Bahrain Forum of Human Rights: The prisoner of conscience Hussein Al- Bannaa is on hunger strike because of mistreatment and he is handcuffed and restricted in feet16Human Rights Organizations: The Detention of Abd Al Aziz Al Abbar Corpse is an acknowledgement of the Impunity Policy in Bahrain17 Human Rights Organizations: We call on the international community to take immediate measures to stop the targeting of the Shiites and exert pressure to return Ayatollah Al-Najati to his countryDuring his meeting with a delegation of the Bahrain Forum, Kabalan demanded to stop the forced deportation of Ayatollah Al-NajatyUrgent: Twenty human rights organizations: the threat by forced deportation of Ayatollah Al-Najaty is a consecration of the sectarian oppression in Bahrain, and it is an infringement of laws systemYusuf Rabi: the Bahraini authorities are still using the tools of intimidation in the arrestsBahrain Forum of Human Rights: the invocation of the jurist Al-Musawi is a strike for the human rights work and violation pledgesBahrain Forum of Human Rights: the procrastination of the Bahraini authorities in the treatment of Mushaimeh, endangers himThe Bahrain Forum of Human Rights: the Bahraini authorities’ resorts to the Jordanian gendarmerie which is for the repression and torture purposesThe Bahrain Forum of Human Rights: on the Doctor Day, the Bahraini judiciary supports the imprisonment of Dr. Al- Samahiji for one yearYusuf Rabia: Giving priority to the security option in Bahrain reveals the dominance of the oppressive environment against human rightsCalling for the appointment of a Special UN Rapporteur of transitional justice in BahrainThe Bahrain Forum of Human Rights: the Bahraini authorities use the judiciary to issue ironic sentencesThe Bahrain Forum of Human Rights: the security services punish the childhood: it arrested the family of a baby girl and left her alone at homeBahrain Forum of Human Rights: the patterns of torture which the playwright Sadek Al-Shaabani has submitted divulges the secret of preventing the rapporteur on torture of visiting BahrainYoussef Rabih: the persistence of the security authorities to target the consultant doctors is not devoid of sectarian revengeThe Bahrain Forum of Human rights: ban the site “Bahrain mirror” by a government enemy of the internetBahrain Forum of Human Rights: security authorities are practicing policy of revenge from Bahraini families based on political backgroundsBahrain Forum of Human Rights: the Bahraini government exploited the incident of Al-Diyah to launch a wide campaign of violations"Bahrain… Policies of Oppression and Impunity": a new book for "the Bahrain Forum of Human Rights"The Bahrain Forum of Human Rights showed his concern over the safety of the photographer Ahmed Al Musawi after his subjection to hard tortureCalls for the Immediate Release of Bahrain Human Rights Nabeel Rajab in the second day of the third international conference Bahain: Ongoing Violations and ImpunityThe 3rd International Conference: Ongoing Violations and ImpunityA press conference for Arab institutions in Beirut: more than 480 Bahrain child have been arbitrarily arrested since 2011, and we call upon UNICEF to adopt an immediate humanitarian initiative concerning themThe Bahrain forum filed a complaint for FIFA: Hold the Bahraini government accountable for continuing its violations against athletes and prosecute it politicallyYoussef Rabie: the Bahraini Government is internationally embarrassed due to its failure in front of the peacefulThe forum of Bahrain Human Rights: Bahrain is not tolerating the accumulation of violations anymore, and Bassiouni confirmed the authorities lieThe announcement of the seizure and thwart of weapons smuggling with the end of 2013The Bahrain Forum addressing the Pakistani Government: don't be partners in human rights violationsAt a press conference on the occasion of two years since Bassiouni's reportIn response to the statement of the Supreme Council of judgmentDanish ambassador in Beirut: Our people respect Abdul Hadi al-Khawaja and compares him to Nelson MandelaJoint Statement on the OHCHR and the human rights situation in BahrainBahrain: Still paying a heavy price for freedomClosing Statement of 'International Conference to Support Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain"Events of International Bahraini Conference Continue for the Second Day
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The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights records 1272 human rights violations in the Monthly Indicator


Monthly Indicator
Monthly report for examining the human rights situation and monitoring violations – June 2018

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Numerical Summary

The human rights situation in Bahrain continued to deteriorate in June 2018. 1782 serious human rights violations were observed between the 1st and 30th of June 2018, including arbitrary arrests, house raids, unfair trials, crackdown on peaceful protests, restrictions on freedom of movement, prohibition of Friday prayers, media materials that incite hate speech, torture, ill-treatment, injuries, destruction or confiscation of property and violation of freedom of religion and belief.
The number of violations of June exceeded that of May by 510 violations. The total violations were distributed as follows: 47 cases of arbitrary arrests, including 5 children; 74 citizens received arbitrary sentences, which amounted in total to 194 years and 3 months in prison, 4 revocations of nationalities and BD 14,500, equivalent to approximately US $38,564, of total fines and bails; 112 cases of torture and ill-treatment, including 25 cases of deprivation of treatment; 864 media materials that incite hate speech; 64 illegal raids on houses and residential facilities; 50 crackdowns on peaceful gatherings and protests; 459 individuals who were arrested or accused were referred to court because of trials that violate freedom of expression and peaceful assembly; violation of freedom of movement by the continuation of the siege on Duraz area for 740 days and the imposition of house arrest on the highest religious authority for the Shiite Muslims in Bahrain, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, for 401 days without a judicial order or administrative decision; violation of freedom of religion and belief by prohibiting Friday prayer in Duraz 4 times in June, bringing the number of prohibitions to 103 times since 2016; 9 case of illegal confiscation of property; and 12 cases of destruction of property.
In June, Bahrain witnessed 255 protests, while since the beginning of the year 2018 the number of protests has reached 1950 even though there has been a complete ban on peaceful assembly for 1368 days. The number of arbitrary arrests since the beginning of the year has reached 481, including 71 children. Since 2012, the nationalities of 738 citizens have been revoked for political reasons. Moreover, since the beginning of the year, 597 illegal raids on houses and residential facilities have been conducted; 679 Bahraini citizens, including 5 women and 7 children, have been arbitrarily convicted; total sentences have amounted to 5228 years and 7 months in prison, in addition to a suspended 3-year jail term; total fines imposed on the arbitrarily convicted have amounted to US$ 1,057,840; and 10 sentences of arbitrary deportation and 16 death sentences including 4 cases which finished the levels of litigation have been issued.

Arbitrary arrests, raids and restrictions on freedom of movement

47 cases of arbitrary arrests, including 5 children, have been monitored. As midnight raids continued, 64 illegal raids on houses and residential establishments were monitored; they were carried out without arrest warrants and in a manner that spreads terror among citizens. Moreover, the freedom of movement continued to be violated through the continuation of the security siege on Duraz for 740 days and the imposition of house arrest on the highest religious authority for Shiite Muslims in Bahrain, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, for 401 days without a judicial order or administrative decision. It is noted here that the restrictions on freedom of movement in Duraz continued until July 9 before being later terminated.
Meanwhile, the security authorities continued to violate freedom of religion and belief by banning Friday prayers in Duraz for 4 times in June, bringing the number to 103 preventions since 2016. In addition, 495 Bahraini citizens have been accused or detained in the Public Prosecution and presented to the Bahraini judiciary for reasons relating to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly. It is noteworthy that those who were detained or accused because of taking part in the Duraz peaceful assembly (171 individuals) were presented to court on June 26, 2018, and the accused in the case of the so-called “Zulfiqar Battalions” (138 individuals) were presented on June 28, 2018 at the first appeal hearing.

Hate speech: 864 media materials

864 media materials and messages that incite or help to incite hatred against human rights defenders, political activists and Bahraini citizens were observed in June. Those materials were distributed among 112 media articles published in the official press and 752 materials published on social media. The journalists, Faisal al-Sheikh, Farid Hassan, Mona Mutawa, Saeed al-Hamad, Sawsan al-Shaer, Fawzia al-Rasheed and Othman al-Majed continued to publish hate materials.
The hate-inciting media materials published in official press are distributed as follows: 21 articles in the Bahraini al-Ayam newspaper, 36 articles in the Bahraini Akhbar al-Khaleej newspaper, 17 articles in the Bahraini al-Bilad newspaper, and 38 articles in the Bahraini al-Watan newspaper.
In addition, 182 hate materials on the trial of Sheikh Ali Salman, Secretary General of the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, were monitored. 59 hate materials against Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad al-Hussein, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, were monitored due to his criticism of the human rights situation in Bahrain. Moreover, 61 hate materials against granting Head of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Nabeel Rajab, an honorary citizenship by the Paris Municipality were monitored.

Unfair trials

Arbitrary sentences continued to be issued this month against a number of citizens. 74 Bahraini citizens were arbitrarily sentenced, and the trials culminated on June 5, 2018, as 29 individuals were arbitrarily convicted. The total of all issued arbitrary sentences amounted to the following: 194 years and 3 months in prison, BD 14,500 equivalent to approximately US $38,564 of total fines and bails, and 4 sentences of revocation of nationalities.
In addition, a death sentence and revocation of nationality were upheld by the Court of Cassation against Salman Isa Salman Ali, who is from al-Eker, on June 4, 2018.
Since the beginning of 2018, 8 children, who are under the age of 18, were arbitrarily sentenced. The total arbitrary sentences issued against them amounted to 28 years and six months in prison, 2 sentences of revocation of nationality and a fine of BD 2,784, equivalent to approximately $ 7,381. All arbitrary sentences were issued by the high court. Three of the children are from Bani Jamra, two are from Aali and the rest are from Karana and Sitra.
The most prominent sentences were against: Sadiq Jafar Mohammed Abdali, whose sentence included 15-year jail term, revocation of nationality, BD 2,784 fine and confiscation of seizures on February 1, 2018, and Sadiq Jafar al-Sammak, who was sentenced to 3 years in prison and his nationality was revoked.
Torture, ill-treatment and destruction of property
112 cases of torture and ill-treatment were observed, however, it was noted that the number of prisoners, who are being deprived of treatment as a means of torture and retaliation, has increased this month as well.
The forms of ill-treatment observed were: deprivation of making calls (the case of detainee Ali al-Shagal from Duraz, 60 days, in addition to other detainees); illegal solitary confinement of several detainees, including detainee Sheikh Zuhair Ashour due to a religious event (performing “Laylat al-Qadr” rituals) and detainee Haida al-Mulla (child) due to refusing to sign a statement which he does not know its content; deprivation of attending funerals of first degree relatives (detainee Mostafa al-Madani from Bilad al-Qadeem after his brother died); deprivation of treatment of 25 cases; in addition, detainee Mohammad Hassan Abdul-Hussein from Ghuraifa was transferred to a cell dedicated for criminal prisoners and contagious diseases even though he does not suffer from any disease.

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